Video - Rugby World Cup 2015 draw - live

Daily Echo: Johnny Sexton scores for Ireland against Argentina. Both sides are in today's draw. Johnny Sexton scores for Ireland against Argentina. Both sides are in today's draw.

The draw for the 2015 Rugby World Cup is being made today in London and you can watch it live here.

Southampton's St. Mary's Stadium is hopeful of being one of the venues for the tournament, which is the third largest sporting event in the world, after the FIFA World Cup and Olympics.

You can watch the draw live from the Tate Modern here on the Daily Echo website, from 2.55pm.

Twenty teams will compete to lift the Webb-Ellis Cup, which was last won by New Zealand on their own turf in 2011.

England won the trophy in 2003 - the only Northern Hemisphere team to do so since the first tournament was held in 1987.

The 20 teams for the 2015 World Cup will be allocated into four pools of five. The top 12 teams in the world have automatically qualified and are seeded in bands, according to their current position in the IRB World Rankings.

The remaining eight places will be drawn randomly, but those teams have yet to qualify for the tournament so the exact identities will not yet be known.

Band One: New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, France
Band Two: England, Ireland, Samoa, Argentina
Band Three: Wales, Italy, Tonga, Scotland

To receive advance information about Rugby World Cup 2015, including ticketing and volunteering updates, sign up to The Front Row at rugbyworldcup.com/frontrow. All new and existing Front Row members will have the chance to enter a competition to win a pair of tickets to the opening match of RWC 2015

Longlist of venues for the 2015 World Cup:

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